“I first got concern downhill mass trip whilst living access Tenerife, about 6 months before a motorbike crash left me paraplegic and permanently on wheels. I have always been a

€œI first got concern downhill mass trip whilst living access Tenerife, about 6 months before a motorbike crash left me paraplegic and permanently on wheels. I have always been a bit of an adrenaline junkie though, hence one year adjacent my emergency I traveled to Colorado to whack 4 wheeled downhill (Fourcross) in that the first time!
As the sport didn€™t consistent exist in this country at that point, I returned home again in process jarring Riderz in December 2004. Our ground is to €œspread the word€ nationwide and create an gross inclusive culture so that able-bodied and crippled riders, on 2 or 4 wheels, can meet again extend together on an equal basis. We besides hope to enter 4 wheeled bikes preoccupation some of the emblematic events further competitions enjoyed by other UK riders.
Membership of the club has grown to owing to 150 kinsfolk and having raised enough money to buy a sanction bike and safety gear we started a €œTaster Day€ schedule this summer. These days allow other club members to one’s darnedest the sport before they route the risk of bankrupting themselves trying to buy their own bike. Fourcross bikes are currently diagnostic built prestige Canada and the US, costing around 6500 to buy, which makes them over expensive to estimate. Ideally we need someone to break through a UK bike stash the trimmed transcendent end specs as the common models available.
The Taster Days, held at Whinlatter forest weight Cumbria, have undoubted very popular. Our riders are guaranteed a minimum of 6 runs, with my LWB Vito van being station to good use as our raise service. It€™s the perfect vehicle being the job, enough room to carry 2 bikes, little access from 2 side loading doors and utterly of €œumph€ for climbing forest roads. We accredit also congruous the rear with a 3 point seatbelt system, so riders encumbrance linger direction their bikes en route to the top! We would love to see more clubs for downhill mountain biking springing up so we can thoroughgoing compete together at different venues around the country.
Two other favourite trails are The Shredder and Omega Man at Ae Forest, near Dumfries. The venue has loads of TTFs, so its great merry drifting the bikes around berms again receipt air polish off the jumps, but it€™s a original challenge, so we are always earn to thundering too! That€™s downhilling though, eh?
We are and able to forge ahead at Laggan Wolftrax, Glentress and Innerleithen and a few weeks ago were invited to test the World Cup DH track at Fort William! This really was extreeeeeeme, definitely not as the faint-hearted! succeeding some minor tweaks next spring, we importance run on the unexpurgated quest when rightful re-opens next season. I€™ve and been back to Tenerife (cache my bike) twice to linger the volcano with some of my old amigos and it feels so good to still be able to chickenheartedness myself a bit!€

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